511 “Battle Royale”: Sally’s Sewing Skills Include Surgery

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  We’re back to talk about Season 5 episode 11 of American Horror Story: Hotel, “Battle Royale!” It’s the penultimate episode of the season and that means everyone dies. We discuss Iris’ peculiar grieving practices, The Countess’ departure, and March’s idea of heaven. Sally’s backstory is filled in a bit more this week and it’s […]

508 “The Ten Commandments Killer”: Comedy of Errors

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  Season 5 episode 8 of American Horror Story: Hotel, “The Ten Commandments Killer,” revealed the show’s worst kept secret. We talk about our lack of surprise, the perks of revealing it now rather than in the finale, and how everything is Donovan’s fault. Other topics include: Bartholomew’s terrifying existence, Sally’s place in John’s life, […]

505 “Room Service”: Is This Blood Organic and Non-GMO?

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  Season 5 episode 5 of American Horror Story: Hotel, “Room Service,” was all about transformations. Liz Taylor is the Yoda to Iris’ Skywalker; we discuss the importance of Liz’s backstory and early encounter with The Countess, Invisible Woman syndrome, Iris’ awakening, and the evolution of the best friendship ever. We lament Alex’s determination to […]